Samsung Galaxy J3 stuck on home screen? Let's see how to solve

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Samsung Galaxy J3 stuck on home screen? Let's see how to solve. Your Samsung Galaxy J3 got stuck on the home screen. The Samsung logo never comes off… or your Samsung Galaxy J3 restarts by itself continuously. Let's see how to solve!


When the Samsung Galaxy J3 crashed maybe you were rooting or installing a custom rom. I think I can help you solve this annoying problem without having it brought to assistance.



If you are the owner of this smartphone and now it has become a brick, continue reading this article. To bring your Samsung Galaxy J3 back to earth we will use ODIN, to move forward it will only be necessary to download a new firmware.

The procedure consists of installing the drivers, downloading and installing Odin and finally downloading the firmware that will be useful at the end of the procedure. You will see that your Samsung Galaxy J3 will be brand new again. Let's hope…..


Samsung Galaxy J3 stuck on home screen? Let's see how to solve

First of all, you need to have these requirements before proceeding:

1.  Download and install Odin on your PC from here. 2.  Download the drivers for the Samsung Galaxy J3 from here. 3.  Download the firmware for the Samsung Galaxy J3 from here.
4.  Samsung Galaxy J3 battery is over 50% charged.

Samsung Galaxy J3 stuck on home screen? Let's see how to solve

1. Firstly please install the USB drivers and install the ODIN software on your PC for Samsung Galaxy J3. The drivers are universal from Samsung.


2. Now download the firmware for the Samsung Galaxy J3 type from the Samsung Galaxy J3 firmware build number, you can check the build number in Settings >> About / About phone.



3. Once the firmware is downloaded, extract it.

4. Open ODIN as an administrator.

5. Click on AP in Odin, and select the firmware you extracted earlier for the Samsung Galaxy J3, the firmware format is .md5.


6. Next step turn off the Samsung Galaxy J3, then go into the download mode by pressing the Volume down (-) Home and Power key at the same time until a warning appears on the display, the next step press the Volume up (+) key to enter download mode.

7. Now you can connect the Samsung Galaxy J3 to the PC with the USB cable and see if the Samsung Galaxy J3 is connected well to the PC, the ID: COM box will change color, if it has not changed, there is something wrong with your PC, USB cable or Samsung USB driver. I recommend that you reinstall the drivers. Or the USB cable or port.


8. If the Samsung Galaxy J3 is connected correctly, the last step is to press the “Start” button. Once the process is finished, the Samsung Galaxy J3 will reboot automatically.


9. Be aware that the first start may take 5-10 minutes.

NB Be careful in choosing the right firmware format which is easy to find, it should also be written on the Samsung Galaxy J3 box.

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